Psoriasis

Answers to your top questions about living with psoriasis, including advice on treatments options, diagnosis and different kinds of psoriasis, dating, switching medications, pregnancy, relationships, and more.

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"I have psoriasis, but I'm living with it, and I'm living fully with it."

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Why Everyone with Psoriatic Disease Needs a Primary Care Provider

What does your primary care provider have to do with managing your psoriatic disease? A lot. Two specialists give their top tips for working with your PCP so you can live your healthiest life.

By National Psoriasis Foundation

When Work Stress Makes Psoriasis Worse

One woman shares how she overcame an office bully -- and emerging symptoms of psoriatic arthritis.

By National Psoriasis Foundation

How to Take Care of Your Psoriasis and Your Kids

Parenting is enough of a challenge without adding a chronic disease to the mix. Get survival tips from a mom who knows.

By National Psoriasis Foundation

How to Stay Active While Protecting Your Joints

A physical therapist shares his best advice for exercising and staying active with psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

By National Psoriasis Foundation

How to Reduce Your Risk of a Stroke With Psoriasis

There is increasing evidence that psoriasis is associated with a higher risk of stroke and other cardiovascular disorders as compared to the general population.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Psoriasis Shampoos for $10 or Less

These psoriasis products are easy on your scalp and your budget.

By National Psoriasis Foundation

What to Do When Your Psoriasis Gets Worse

Our step-by-step guide will help you take control and get back on the path to healthier skin.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

6 Ways to Beat Your Psoriasis Stress

It’s not always easy to tell if anxiety is causing your skin flare-up—or if your symptoms are wreaking havoc on your emotions. Learn how to stop the psoriasis stress loop for good.

By Sabrina Skiles

Getting by With Psoriatic Arthritis Until You Get Insurance

A Texas man finds the right specialists and gets approved for disability insurance with some help from the Patient Navigation Center.

By National Psoriasis Foundation

The Power of Phototherapy for Psoriasis

Light therapy can provide lasting relief for many people with psoriasis. Find out if it could be right for you.

By National Psoriasis Foundation

Featured Collections

Living with Psoriasis

What do you wish you’d told your younger self about PsO? Learn how to develop a strong rapport with your care team; the most healing foods for your psoriasis; and how to look and feel your best.

Managing Psoriasis

How do you find love with psoriasis? How do you handle awkward questions or assumption? It all comes down to self confidence, our patient experts say. Here's how to boost yours.

Taking Charge of Psoriasis

Learn how to manage flares whether at home or away; the right way to advocate for yourself at the doctor's office; and what your dermatologist wishes you knew.

Meet the Experts

Alisha Bridges

Patient Expert

Public speaker and award-winning writer and community advocate. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades.

Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.

Health Writer

Since 2004, Dr. Davenport has shared her passion for health and knowledge of the psycho-social aspects of chronic diseases with the HealthCentral community.

Casey Nilsson

Patient Expert

Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist based in Providence, Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral.

Alisha Bridges

Patient Expert

Public speaker and award-winning writer and community advocate. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades.